Where do you spend the most time in your home? If your answer was, "the living room," then we'd agree. And since it's the space where we all pass countless hours relaxing and entertaining, it's also the location that tends to get boring the fastest, too. While a quick can of paint would resolve this decor dilemma in an afternoon, sometimes you need to do a full overhaul to get the look you really want. Now we have to ask, "What would be in your ideal living room?" From a timeless sofa to daring wall decor, these five tips are the solution.
Go Bold With Your Area Rug
The floor is the "fifth wall" of a room, which means it can have the biggest visual impact. Instead of going neutral here, make a statement with vibrant colors and a boho pattern, like the Bright Vintage-Inspired Moroccan Rug from Shades of Light ($124).
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Bring in Texture With a Wall Hanging
The Round Woven Disc Wall Art ($249) from Pottery Barn has an intriguing texture that catches the eye without competing with the rug. Plus, it's totally in for spring.
Invest in a Neutral Sofa
For a purchase as large as a sofa, quality is usually more important than style. But luckily, the Preston Sofa by Joybird ($1,499) is both. This minimal beauty will last you through many, many changing trends.
Choose an Unexpected Coffee Table
The Bowie coffee table by West Elm ($699) is a sophisticated mix of finishes and shapes that you won't want to hide with books and bowls.
Pair Candles With a Sculptural Holder
The ceramic and gold-finished candle holder from Target ($14.99) is worthy of display on its own, but also elevates candles to chic new heights.
Add In a Fuzzy Detail
Since the statement rug makes quite the first impression, keep your accessories simple. This Sheepskin Throw by the Citizenry ($95) would bring in some texture and give you yet another reason to snuggle up to your new space.